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Are Your In House Screening Tools Failing You?

Using Skill Tests- either online or offline- to screen coders and programmers and shortlist them for interviews is hardly a new practice. Technical recruiters all over the globe use them in some form or the other, never relying entirely on

Posted in Business Development, Campus Recruitment, Candidate Screening, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment, Startups

The Latest, Smartest Anti-Cheating Mechanisms

Jack is going through the Java test scores of the 100 or so job applicants who took the online screening test he created with Potknox. 30 candidates scored above 80%, 12 above 90, and 2, a whopping 100%. He is

Posted in Campus Recruitment, Candidate Screening, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment, Use Cases

Up In The Clouds: The Rise of SaaS

Cloud computing has revolutionized the way people store and access data, making life unimaginably simpler for a large number of us. People can now store their data on an offshore server and access it from anywhere at any time, which

Posted in Candidate Screening, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment

Lateral Hiring: How Online Skill Assessment Helps

Hiring experienced professionals is an incredibly demanding task for any recruiter. The most important thing when making an impactful decision such as this, is: Am I missing out on Talent?  So how can you reduce the risk of making a

Posted in Candidate Screening, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment, Use Cases

What Good is a Coder Who Can’t Code?

I hear you’re looking to hire coders.  A Python Pro, perhaps? How are you going to go about it? Stage 1: You start by publicizing the job opening First come the job boards, then some social networking, and maybe even some internal references;

Posted in Candidate Screening, HR Tech, Recruitment, Resumes, Work Life

Conduct Employee Training with Online Skills Assessment Tools

Employee Training at regular intervals has a number of tangible benefits across organisations of all sizes that makes it an integral part of any good HR manager’s list of initiatives. Given the rapidity of advancements in HR Technology, it is

Posted in Employee Training, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment, Use Cases

Recruiting Lessons from a Sales Person

If we dwell deeper into recruitment, we’ll find that there are instances where a recruiter faces situations similar to the one’s faced by a sales person. Recruiting is about finding the right person to fill a vacancy and is a time

Posted in Campus Recruitment, Candidate Screening, Recruitment, Startups

10 Things All Recruiters Must Know About Online Skills Assessment

A lot of the advice about “how to hire better” asks recruiters to spend more time on each candidate and discover as much as they possibly can, all so they can reduce the risk of a bad hire, and save

Posted in Campus Recruitment, Candidate Screening, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment, Resumes, Work Life

Case Study: Potknox Simplifies Infogain’s Campus Hiring

ABOUT INFOGAIN Infogain is a business-oriented IT services leader, with its headquarters in Silicon Valley, that specializes in technology solutions for the High Tech, Retail and Insurance industries. With close to 2,000 employees in the US, Europe, Middle East, India,

Posted in Campus Recruitment, Case Study, Online Assessment, Recruitment, Use Cases

Why do startups find it so hard to find good talent?

Potknox Co Founder, Pottu Venugopal, tells us why finding talent for startups is a lot like, and as tough as, finding clients, wherein making a hire resembles making a sale. Here’s what he and a number of other startup CXOs had to

Posted in Candidate Screening, Recruitment, Startups, Uncategorized, Work Life

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